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Research Assistant Professor Neurodegeneration Human Genetics

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

Research Assistant Professor Neurodegeneration Human Genetics

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Dec 21, 2023
Deadline: Dec 21, 2025 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementia, genome-wide association study data processing and analysis, and whole genome/exome sequencing. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include working with a team of computational and experimental researchers at Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center to manage, process, and analyze genome-wide association study and whole genome/exome sequence datasets for Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia. The position will participate in major AD/ADRD genetics programs at PNGC including Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC), NIA Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS), Genome Center for Alzheimer's Disease (GCAD), and/or Asian Cohort for Alzheimer's Disease (ACAD) by contributing to genetics data management, quality control, imputation, analysis, and meta-analysis. Other responsibilities include participating in collaborative and independent research programs related to human genetics genomics with focus on Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, developing best practices and implementing workflows, co-supervision of postdoctoral fellows, students, and research staff, coordinating NIH-funded grant efforts with local, national, and international collaborators, and participation in writing grants, reports, and manuscripts.

Ph.D. in genetics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or other related quantitative research fields

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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